NOMS 2004 Technical Sessions


Tuesday, 20 April 2004, 10:30 - 12:10

Technical Session 1: Policy-Based Management (Grand Ballroom 102)

Chair: John Strassner, Intelliden, USA

Protocol Support for Policy-based Management of Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

Kaustubh Phanse, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden, Luiz A. DaSilva, Virginia Tech, USA

From Processes to Policies -- Concepts for Large Scale Policy Generation

Vitalian Danciu, Bernhard Kempter, University of Munich, Germany

Ponder Policy Implementation and Validation in a CIM and Differentiated Services Framework

Leonidas Lymberopoulos, Emil Lupu, Morris Sloman, Imperial College, UK

Using Application Feedback in Differentiated Services and Policies

Bradley Simmons, Hanan Lutfiyya, University of Western Ontario, Canada


Technical Session 2: Routing Management (Grand Ballroom 104)

Chair: Takeo Hamada, Fujitsu Labs of America, USA

Patterns for Routing and Self-Stabilization

Constantin Adam, Rolf Stadler, KTH, Sweden

Delta Routing: Improving Price-Performance of Hybrid Private Networks

George Porter, University of California at Berkeley, USA, Minwen Ji, HP Labs, USA

Inbound Traffic Engineering for Multihomed ASes Using AS Path Prepending

Rocky K. C. Chang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, Michael Lo, Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Fault Management for Networks with Link-State Routing Protocols

Ruibing Hao, David Lee, Juntao Ma, Lucent Technologies Bell Labs Research, China, Jiahai Yang, Tsinghua University, China


Tuesday, 20 April 2004, 13:30 - 15:10

Technical Session 3: Fault Management (Grand Ballroom 102)

Chair: Joan Serrat, University Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain

Approaches to Building Self Healing Systems using Dependency Analysis

Jie Gao, Stanford University, USA, Gautam Kar, Parviz Kermani, IBM Research, USA

Real-Time Problem Determination in Distributed Systems using Active Probing

Irina Rish, Mark Brodie, Natalia Odintsova, Sheng Ma, Genady Grabarnik, IBM Research, USA

Diagnosing Network States Through Intelligent Probing

Ezzat Kirmani, Cynthia S. Hood, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA

Internet Router Outage Measurement: An Embedded Approach

Sejun Song, Jim Huang, Cisco Systems, USA


Technical Session 4: Path Protection and Restoration (Grand Ballroom 104)

Chair: Marcus Brunner, NEC Europe, Germany

Management of BGP/MPLS VPN with Resilient Paths

Jong T. Park, Kyungpook National University, Korea

A Hierarchical Restoration Scheme with Dynamic Adjustment of Restoration Scope in an MPLS Network

Daniel Won-Kyu Hong, KT OSS Lab, Korea, Choong Seon Hong, Kyung Hee University, Korea, Dong Sik Yun, Joong-Goo Song, KT OSS Lab, Korea

Failure-Oriented Path Restoration Algorithm for Survivable Networks

William Lau, Sanjay Jha, University of NSW, Australia

Packet Lossless Fast Rerouting Scheme with Minimized Buffer Delay

Sang-Heon Shin, Hae-Joon Shin, YoungTak Kim, Youngnam University, Korea


Tuesday, 20 April 2004, 15:40 - 17:20

Technical Session 5: Security Management (Grand Ballroom 102)

Chair: Ehab Al-Shaer, DePaul University, USA

Buttercup: On Network-based Detection of Polymorphic Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

Archana Pasupulati, Jason Coit, Karl Levitt, S. Felix Wu, University of California at Davis, USA
S. H. Li, J. C. Kuo, K. P. Fan, ITRI, Taiwan

An Architecture for Dynamic Security Perimeters of Virtual Collaborative Networks

Ivan Djordjevic, Chris Phillips, Queen Mary University of London, UK, Theo Dimitrakos, Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils, UK

"Policy-Maker": a Toolkit for Policy-Based Security Management

Andreas Pilz, Institute for Data Processing, TU München, Germany

On Building the Minimum Number of Tunnels: An Ordered-Split Approach to Manage IPSec/VPN Policies

Yanyan Yang, Charles Martel, S. Felix Wu, University of California, Davis, USA


Technical Session 6: QoS Management (Grand Ballroom 104)

Chair: George Pavlou, University of Surrey, UK

Towards Scalable Management of QoS-based End-to-End Services

Roland Bless, University of Karlsruhe, Germany

A Performance Evaluation Framework for Network Admission Control Methods

Michael Menth, Stefan Kopf, Jens Milbrandt, University of Wuerzburg, Germany

An Implementation Study of a Dynamic Inter-Domain Bandwidth Management Platform in DiffServ Networks

Junseok Hwang, Seoul National University, Korea, Steve Chapin, Haci Mantar, Ibrahim Okumus, Syracuse University, USA

Quality of Service Provisioning for VoIP Applications with Policy-Enabled Differentiated Services

Raphael Bahati, Michael Bauer, University of Western Ontario, Canada


Wednesday, 21 April 2004, 10:30 - 12:10

Technical Session 7: Configuration Management (Grand Ballroom 102)

Chair: Alex Clemm, Cisco, USA

An Architecture for Automatic Configuration of Integrated Networks

Salvatore D'Antonio, Consorzio Interuniversitario Nazionale per l'Informatica, Italy, Maurizio DĄŻArienzo, Antonio Pescape, Giorgio Ventre, University di Napoli, Italy

An Open and Modular Approach for a Context Distribution System

Danny Raz, Rami Cohen, Technion, Israel

Automated Policy based Resource Construction in Utility Computing Environments

Akhil Sahai, S. Singhal, V. Machiraju, HP Labs, USA, R. Joshi, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA

The CHAMPS System: Change Management with Planning and Scheduling

Alexander Keller, Joseph Hellerstein, Joel Wolf, Kun-Lung Wu, Vijaya Krishnan, IBM Research, USA


Technical Session 8: Peer-to-Peer and Performance Management (Grand Ballroom 104)

Chair: Rolf Stadler, KTH Stockholm, Sweden

Efficient Protocol Specification and Implementation for a Highly Scalable Peer-to-Peer Search Infrastructure

Jan Mischke, Burkhard Stiller, ETH, Switzerland

Peer-to-Peer Traffic in Metro Networks: Analysis, Modeling, and Policies

Takeo Hamada, Kaoru Chujo, Takafumi Chujo, Fujitsu Labs of America, USA,

XiangYing Yang, University of Texas at Austin, USA

A Transparent and Centralized Performance Management Service for CORBA based Applications

Carlo Emmanoel Tolla de Oliveira, Renato Fiche Junior, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  

Management Issues in Storage Area Networks: Detection and Isolation of Performance Problems

Andrzej Kochut, University of Maryland, USA, Norman Bobroff, Kirk Beaty, Gautam Kar, IBM Research, USA


Wednesday, 21 April 2004, 13:30 - 15:10

Technical Session 9: Traffic Measurement (Grand Ballroom 102)

Chair: Aiko Pras, University of Twente, Netherlands

Design and Implementation of a One Way Delay Passive Measurement System

Saverio Niccolini, University of Pisa, Italy, Maurizio Molina, Frederic Raspall, Sandra Tartarelli, NEC Europe, Germany

Design of an Application Programming Interface for IP Network Monitoring

Michalis Polychronakis, Evangelos Markatos, ICS-FORTH, Greece, Kostas

Anagnostakis, University of Pennsylvania, USA, Arne Oslebo, UNINETT, Norway

In-line Service Measurements: An IPv6-based Framework for Traffic Evaluation and Network Operations

Dimitrios Pezaros, David Hutchison, Lancaster University, UK, Francisco Garcia, Robert Gardner, Agilent Technologies, UK, Joseph Sventek, University of Glasgow, UK

Content-aware Internet Application Traffic Measurement and Analysis

Taesang Choi, Changhoon Kim, Seunghyun Yoon, Jeongsook Park, Byungjun Lee, Hyunghan Kim, Hyungseok Chung, Taesoo Jeong, ETRI, Korea


Technical Session 10: Information Models and Charging (Grand Ballroom 104)

Chair: Olivier Festor, INRIA Lorraine, France

An information model for service and network management integration: from needs towards solutions

Benahmed Daho Zakaria, Noémie Simoni, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications, France, Michel Chevanne, Stephane Betge-Brezetz, Alcatel, France

An Information Model for Metering and Accounting

Vikas Agarwal, Neeran Karnik, Arun Kumar, IBM India Research Laboratory, India

A Service Component-based Accounting and Charging Architecture to Support Interim Mechanisms across Multiple Domains

Minh van Le, Bert-Jan van Beijnum, University of Twente, Netherlands, George Huitema, TNO Telecom, Netherlands

Transaction Management for Sender/Receiver-Payment Schemes in Charging and Accounting Systems for Interconnected Networks

Junseok Hwang, Seoul National University, Korea, Jörn Altmann, UC Berkeley, USA, Ibrahim Okumus, Praveen Aravamudham, Syracuse University, USA


Wednesday, 21 April 2004, 15:40 - 17:20

Technical Session 11: Internet Monitoring (Grand Ballroom 102)

Chair: Omar Cherkaoui, UQAM University of Quebec, Canada

MRMON: Remote Multicast Monitoring

Ehab Al-Shaer, Yongning Tang, DePaul University, USA

A Flow-based Method for Abnormal Network Traffic Detection

Myung-Sup Kim, Hun-Jeong Kang, Seong-Cheol Hong, Seung-Hwa Chung, James W. Hong, POSTECH, Korea

Discovering IPv6-in-IPv4 tunnels in the Internet

Lorenzo Colitti, Giuseppe Di Battista, Maurizio Patrignani, Roma Tre University, Italy

Link-Rank: A Graphical Tool for Capturing BGP Routing Dynamics

Mohit Lad, Lixia Zhang, UCLA, USA, Daniel Massey, USC ISI, USA


Technical Session 12: Management of Emerging Technologies (Grand Ballroom 104)

Chair: Vincent Wade, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

On Service Replication Strategy for Service Overlay Networks

Kevin Y.K. Liu, John C. S. Lui, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Zhi-Li Zhang, University of Minnesota, USA

On Impact of Management on Wireless Sensors Networks

Linnyer Beatrys Ruiz, Federal University of Minas Gerais and Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, Brazil, Fabrício Silva, Thais Braga, Jose Marcos Nogueira, Antonio A.F. Loureiro, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

A Hierarchically Distributed Network Management Architecture for GMPLS-based IP Multicasting

Hiroshi Matsuura, Hideo Imanaka, Kazumasa Takami,

NTT Service Integration Labs, Japan

A Management Concept for Automatic Switched Transport Networks (ASTNs)

Georg Lehr, Ulrike Degenhardt, Ralf Geerdsen, T-Systems, Germany, Giuseppe Ricucci, Telecom Italia, Italy, Uwe Pauluhn, Paulo Cortes, Johann Maierhofer, Siemens, Germany


Thursday, 22 April 2004, 10:30 - 12:10

Technical Session 13: SNMP Management (Grand Ballroom 102)

Chair: Bert Wijnen, Lucent, USA

Network Management Performance Analysis And Scalability Tests: SNMP vs. CORBA

Qiang Gu, Alan Marshall, Queen's University of Belfast, UK

Implementation and Bandwidth Consumption Evaluation of SNMP to Web Services Gateways

Ricardo Neisse, Ricardo Lemos Vianna, Lisandro Zambenedetti Granville, Maria Janilce Bosquiroli Almeida, Liane Margarida Rockenbach Tarouco, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Security performance analysis of SNMPv3 protocol respect to SNMPv2

Alessandro Corrente, Luigi Tura, CEFRIEL, Italy

SNMP Plus a Lightweight API for SNAP Handling

Herbert Bos, Vrije Universiteit, Netherlands, Willem de Bruijn, University of Leiden, Netherlands, Jon Moore, University of Pennsylvania, USA


Thursday, 22 April 2004, 13:30 - 15:10

Technical Session 14: SLA and Service Management (Grand Ballroom 102)

Chair: Hiroyuki Okazaki, NEC Europe, Germany

Customer-centric Network Upgrade Strategy: Maximizing Investment Benefits for Enhanced Service Quality

Jin Xiao, Raouf Boutaba, University of Waterloo, Canada

Service-List and Path-Allocation Control For Maximizing Network Profit In Multiple Service-Classes Networks

Ikuo Yamasaki, Ryutaro Kawamura, NTT Cyber Solutions Laboratories, Japan

Management by Contract

Mathias Salle, Claudio Bartolini, HP Labs, USA

Unifying Service Level Management using an MDA-based Approach

Markus Debusmann, Reinhold Kroeger, Fachhochschule Wiesbaden - University of Applied Sciences, Germany, Kurt Geihs, Berlin University of Technology, Germany


Technical Session 15: Web Services and Management (Grand Ballroom 104)

Chair: Juergen Schoenwaelder, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany

Web Service Offerings Infrastructure (WSOI) - A Management Infrastructure for XML Web Services

Vladimir Tosic, Wei Ma, Bernard Pagurek, Babak Esfandiari, Carleton University, Canada

Design and Implementation of XML-based Configuration Management System for Distributed Systems

Hyoun-Mi Choi, Mi-Jung Choi, James W. Hong, POSTECH, Korea

An Extensible Agent Toolkit for Device Management

Radu State, Olivier Festor , Benjamin Zores, INRIA-LORIA, France

A Policy-based Approach for User controlled Lightpath Provisioning

Dieu Linh Truong, Cherkaoui Omar, Halima Elbiaze, Nathalie Rico, Mostapha Aboulhamid, University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada, Mostapha Aboulhamid, University of Montreal, Canada